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Debra Winger Biography

Debra Winger Profile:
  • Name: Debra Winger
  • Birth Name: Mary Debra Winger
  • Height: 5' 4"
  • Sex: F
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Date: May 16, 1955
  • Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • Profession: actress
  • Education: Graduated from high school at age 15
  •   : California State University, Northridge in Northridge, CA (majored in Sociology)
  • Husband/Wife: Arliss Howard (actor; met in 1993; married in November 1996), Timoty Hutton (actor; married in 1986; divorced in 1990)
  • Relationship: Robert Kerrey (politician, Nebraska senator; met in 1983; relationship ended 1985), Nick Nolte (actor; had relationship in 1982)
  • Father: Robert Winger (meatpacker)
  • Mother: Ruth Winger (office manager; died on March 19, 1996)
  • Sister: Marla Winger (older)
  • Brother: Marc Winger (older)
  • Son: Gideon (born on June 15, 1997; father: Arliss Howard), Emmanuel Noah Hutton (born on April 29, 1987; father: Timothy Hutton)
  • Claim to fame: as Drusilla/Wonder Girl in Wonder Woman (1976)

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Debra Winger Quotes:
  • "Inside every great marriage is a divorce waiting to happen."
  • "It was very healthy for us to act out the divorce within our marriage. It really was. It felt like therapy."
  • "I push for what I think can be the best, and if I feel they're not going for the best, it kills me."
  • "I don't believe in careers. I believe in work. I'm not interested in some big picture that would be really good for me."
  • "I make decisions for my life, not the other way around. Besides, when you have a kid, you must weigh everything against time with your child."
  • "I was never afraid of failure after that because I think, coming that close to death, you get kissed. With the years the actual experience of course fades, but the flavor of it doesn't. I just had a real sense of what choice do I have but to live fully?"
  • "I have a thing with the camera. The lens is unconditional. It doesn't judge you."
Debra Winger Awards:
  • Tokyo International Film Festival: Best Actress Award, A DANGEROUS WOMAN (1994)
  • National Society of Film Critics Awards: Best Actress, TERMS OF ENDEARMENT (1984)
  • ShoWest Convention: ShoWest Award - Female Star of the Year (1983)

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